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The acting White House chief of staff told reporters, "We do that all the time," when asked about withholding aid for political help.
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union criticized the president in prepared testimony to House committees as part of their impeachment inquiry.
Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney dismissed concerns that the president would personally profit by holding the summit at a property he owns.
The veteran Democratic representative chaired the powerful House Oversight Committee investigating President Donald Trump's impeachment.
"Rest In Power" trended on Twitter in honor of the veteran Democratic representative, who died Thursday.
The writer, whose real name is George Mentz, also sells certifications that you've likely never heard of.
Justin Walker lacks the experience to be a lifetime federal judge, the American Bar Association says. But Republicans are ready to confirm him anyway.
Brennan, the first woman to head the U.S. Postal Service, will retire in January after five years in the role.
The veteran Democrat, who died Thursday at 68, recited a poem he said he lived by during his first-ever address in the chamber.
Vice President Mike Pence trumpeted the deal as a "cease-fire," but Turkey disputed that characterization.
The House speaker's White House moment happened on National Boss Day.
The energy secretary said Trump's lawyer offered debunked conspiracy theories on Ukrainian influence in the 2016 election, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The president tried to insult the House speaker with a photo. It's now featured proudly on her Twitter page.
The practice has been condemned by leading medical and mental health groups. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is standing behind it.
“No one is above the law and New York will not turn a blind eye to criminality," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Does the mayor whose fans think he's "bringing back kindness and compassion" risk losing support by going on offense?
The USDA said Wednesday it would reopen the public comment period for two weeks to allow feedback on the rule change.
Robert Emmons Jr. is running for Congress in Illinois, challenging stereotypes about shootings in his hometown and seeking to unseat Democrat Bobby Rush.
The answer is more complicated than the Democratic debates might suggest.
They huffed and they puffed and, well, they’re still not standing up to Trump.